Baked golden trout with roe

Baking fish whole is not only easy, it brings plenty of impact to the table.

You'll need

2 golden trout (500gm-600gm each) 250 ml (1 cup) riesling or other aromatic white wine 150 ml extra-virgin olive oil, plus extra to serve 3 golden shallots, thinly sliced 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1½ tbsp thyme 1 tbsp oregano Thinly peeled rind of 1 lemon 2 tsp pink peppercorns, bruised Crème fraîche, lemons cheeks and trout roe, to serve


  • 01
  • Preheat oven to 150C. Place trout in a large roasting pan. Pour riesling and olive oil over fish, and scatter with shallots, garlic, herbs, lemon rind and pink peppercorns. Season to taste with sea salt flakes and white pepper, and bake trout, basting regularly with pan juices, until flesh falls away easily when gently pushed with a knife (25-30 minutes).
  • 02
  • Drizzle trout with extra-virgin olive oil and serve with crème fraîche, lemon cheeks and trout roe.

At A Glance

  • Serves 6 - 8 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 6 - 8 people

Drink Suggestion

Pale, dry rosé.

Featured in

Dec 2016

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